Corn on the cob?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cherndon712, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    Can I hang this for my chickens to peck at?
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Yup...My chickens love corn on the cob.....
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    My chickens go NUTS for corn on the cob. I have never tried hanging it, I just throw mine out there and watch as they take off with it and play "keep away".
    I always buy lots when the farmers markets are up and running bc I can get it so cheap.
  4. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    every animal i have loves corn, whether on the cob, cornmeal, etc. they will be tickled.
  5. HenHappy

    HenHappy Songster

    Feb 16, 2007
    on my way to you....
    I always buy a few "extra" for the girls. I hope to try to grow my own in a little patch this year!![​IMG]
  6. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    Well I have about 50 ears frozen from last years garden...Too much for my family!!
  7. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    I went to a party last summer and they had corn on the cob but cut the corn off the cob [​IMG] why I do not know.

    I asked to take it home (I froze them) and gave a bit every day and they went crazy so you can actually share it with them. They eat every morsel.

    I have some fruit hanging and intend to hang corn to watch them have fun.

    My girls love anything corn also, even corn totillas, I chop it up and toss it, they take that and run.

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    Chickens are so amazing!
  8. Pinenot

    Pinenot Songster

    Sep 11, 2007
    [​IMG] Any time we have a slightly bad cob in the summer, it goes over the fence. They run to it and the fight for it is on. Any left over goes to them. It is one of their favorite foods. Go for it!

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